1. Kansas Point Guard Conner Frankamp Coming Up Big After Unexpected Opportunity

    ST. LOUIS — Thursday afternoon, just 24 hours before Kansas opened play against Eastern Kentucky in the NCAA tournament, Bill Self approached his assistant coaches following practice and revealed a change in postseason strategy...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 6 months ago 10,903 reads 14 comments

  2. Andrew Wiggins: Stats, Grade, Highlights, Twitter Reaction vs. Eastern Kentucky

    Eastern Kentucky gave Kansas all it could handle for 40 minutes, but the Jayhawks did enough to escape with a win, thanks to 19 points by Andrew Wiggins...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 months ago 12,951 reads 7 comments

  3. NCAA March Madness Live

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  4. How Kansas Jayhawks Can Survive Without Joel Embiid

    Coach Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks will have plenty of work to do to snag two victories and get a taste of the Sweet 16 without center and freshman phenom Joel Embiid ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 6 months ago 334 reads 0 comments

  5. Naadir Tharpe Motivated by Last Year's Loss to Michigan

    On occasion, Kansas University junior point guard Naadir Tharpe lets his mind drift back to last year's season-ending loss to Michigan in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  6. Wiggins 'loved' Year at KU; Black Wary of First Foe

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 124 reads 0 comments

  7. Bill Self 'Concerned' About Eastern Kentucky's Pressure Defense

    KU coach Bill Self outlined why Eastern Kentucky was a dangerous opponent for his team during Thursday's media session at Scottrade Center.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  8. KU's Tharpe Heeds Brother's Advice: Shoot the Ball to the Ceiling

    He'd say it all the time. When the shots weren't falling, when the legs looked heavy, when his little brother needed a reminder.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  9. Self: Embiid out First 2 Games of Tourney

    Kansas freshman center Joel Embiid will not play in the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament, coach Bill Self confirmed to the Kansas City Star on Wednesday.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  10. Biggest Challenges Kansas Faces in NCAA Tourney Matchup vs. Eastern Kentucky

    The No. 2 seed Kansas Jayhawks (24-9) open their quest for a national championship on Friday afternoon in St. Louis, taking on the dangerous No. 15 seed Eastern Kentucky Colonels (24-9) in South Region action...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 6 months ago 2,715 reads 0 comments

  11. Joel Embiid Injury: Latest News and Notes on Kansas Star Before NCAA Tourney

    One of the biggest early storylines of the 2014 NCAA tournament surrounds star Kansas center Joel Embiid and his balky back...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 6 months ago 5,831 reads 0 comments

  12. Andrew Wiggins Must Continue Dominance for KU to Make Deep NCAA Tournament Run

    The Kansas Jayhawks will only go as far in the NCAA tournament as Andrew Wiggins takes them. Judging by the 2013-14 campaign, that should come as no surprise...

    Sebastian Lena Written by Sebastian Lena about 6 months ago 775 reads 1 comments

  13. Will Defensive Issues Spell Doom for Kansas?

    The biggest question surrounding Kansas as it begins the 2014 NCAA Tournament later this week is whether standout center Joel Embiid will be available sometime in the next few weeks, and if so, when his availability might occur...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 6 months ago 118 reads 0 comments

  14. O'Neil: Wiggins Madness

    One is a guaranteed lottery pick and a potential No. 1 pick in June's NBA draft. Another is on a team that is 34-0 and pointing toward a second Final Four run. And the other ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 6 months ago 551 reads 0 comments

  15. Small Lineup Offers Bill Self Options Without Joel Embiid

    It was the final 10 minutes of practice when Kansas coach Bill Self gave freshman Brannen Greene some quick instruction on “pick-and-pop” offense.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 119 reads 0 comments

  16. Kansas Has to Buy Time Until Injured Center Joel Embiid Is Back

    If you believe in the aura of advanced statistics — the formulas and algorithms that dominate the modern sports landscape — the loss of a promising freshman center can be overcome...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  17. Self: 'It's Been a Fun Year' with Young Jayhawk Team

    There are plenty of statistics available for those who wish to proclaim Kansas University's basketball program the most dominant in the country during the entire 11-year Bill Self era...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  18. KU Freshmen: Big 12 Tourney Good Prep for NCAAs | KUsports.com

    It lasted only a couple of days and ended two victories shy of expectations, but the recent Big 12 basketball tournament was a crucial experience for at least five players on Kansas University's roster...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  19. Could Joel Embiid Slide out of Top 3 Picks of 2014 NBA Draft?

    You can argue back and forth about whether Kansas center Joel Embiid is a top-three lock. You can debate about the stress fracture to his back and how it will reflect his stock and NBA outlook...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 6 months ago 8,876 reads 25 comments

  20. ESPN's Sport Science on Andrew Wiggins

    Sport Science, which is a series of videos and shows that explores certain aspects of science behind sports, came out with a video today about Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 117 reads 0 comments

  21. Kansas Assistant Townsend Recalls Days at EKU

    Former Western Kentucky basketball standout Kurtis Townsend remembers catching a lot of flak during a reception held before his one and only season as assistant hoops coach at Eastern Kentucky University...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  22. Can Andrew Wiggins Be the Story of the 2014 NCAA Tournament?

    Last June, I drove over to Lawrence, Kan., to see the debut of Andrew Wiggins . He had just arrived on campus. Bill Self's annual camp game against the alumni was taking place...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 6 months ago 29,152 reads 46 comments

  23. Column: Without Embiid, Possible UNM Rematch Would Be Toss-Up

    One game, more than any other, demonstrated how much having 7-foot freshman center Joel Embiid on the floor changes the Kansas University basketball team for the better...

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  24. Self Pleased with KU's No. 2 Seed Despite Tough NCAA Regional Draw

    Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self can make a case for the NCAA Tournament's South Regional being the toughest of all four in the upcoming Big Dance.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 months ago 44 reads 0 comments

  25. No. 2 Kansas vs. No. 15 Eastern Kentucky: March Madness Preview

    The quest for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship has officially arrived! In the second round, the No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks vs. the No. 15 Eastern Kentucky Colonels...

    BR Productions Written by BR Productions about 6 months ago 6,388 reads 11 comments